Jan 24, 2013 10:00am PST
and the vice-president, and that is because there is already growing speculation that vice-president joe biden may seek his boss' job in 2016 and so may our outgoing secretary of state. and wouldn't that be interesting? where would president obama line up? who would you back if you were president obama? well, white house press secretary jay carney yesterday side-stepped a question over who has the better legacy, mr. biden or mrs. clinton. >> those kind of assessments, i think, i'm sure made repeatedly in the future, those two individuals. i think for the sake and sanity of all involved, it's worth taking a little bit of a break from presidential ewilkes year politics. >> megyn: oh, it's like he doesn't know us as all. (laughter) joining us now our fox news digital politics editor, host of power play on foxnews.com, chris stirewalt. the reason we ask as the press, we hear that the potential candidates are starting to stir the pot a little, including vice-president joe biden, who had a little get together recently that looked a lot like the possible launch of a campaign. there are reports in pol
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
joe biden is holding a talk on gun violence today. it is a modern-day version of roosevelt's fireside chat only this will be a google fireside hangout. the online meeting starts at 1:45 eastern this afternoon and lasts for half an hour. biden will be alongside venture capital ist guy wysocki and phil defranco. they're discussing the new policies on curbing gun violence. biden has scheduled his first gun safety trip. friday, he's headed to richmond, virginia to discuss president obama's efforts on gun violence. it is a start of an outside push to build support for the president's new policies and while obama will likely also hit the road soon, for now he's staying home. biden will be joined by other administration officials and by virginia senator tim kaine. >>> the house has passed a short-term extension on the debt ceiling, giving the country until may 18th to negotiate the limit and new budget priorities. as part of yesterday's deal though republicans are stepping up their austerity campaign and demanding steep cuts from president obama before they raise the debt ceiling. the g.o.p.
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
to an abc/"washington post" poll with favorability at 67%. contrast that to joe biden who's at 48%. just a number to put out there. >> i also think it's interesting, when you're talking 2016, she was very clear about separating herself from the thing that got the most political flap. she had nothing to do with susan rice being chosen, she said. she had nothing to do with the talking points. she walled that off. and instead focused on the things that -- and she had a very legitimate way of describing where her focus was. but when so much of the political talk in the final weeks of the election campaign were about talking points and so forth, which is its own legitimate area, it was interesting to see how careful she was in making certain that she had no part in that. >> one other story we were talking about at the top of the show, the pentagon today will announce that women will now be allowed to serve in full combat roles. at first they'll be phased into roles working as medics and manning artillery, but eventually they could serve in elite commando units directly in the line of fire. fo